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Walk in the footsteps of Netflix royalty on The Crown walking tour of London. Starting at Temple Station and finishing outside Buckingham Palace, the tour explores the numerous London locations from the hit Netflix series starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith. This 2 – 2.5 hour walking tour will reveal numerous filming locations that have been used in the series, their real history, and the inspiration behind some of the series’ most memorable moments.
The locations visited on this tour include the restaurant where ‘Porchey’ proposes to Jean Wallop, the filming location for Lord Mountbatten’s London Home, the real and on-screen depiction of Clarence House and The Crown’s version of the offices of Lord Altrincham’s The National and English Review. The tour will finish outside the real Buckingham Palace, where you will learn about how The Crown’s production team recreated this iconic building; where filming is reserved for News and Documentary productions only. And what, according to rumour, the real Queen Elizabeth II thinks of the Crown.
On the tour we will also discuss the many royal scandals that have been depicted in The Crown, such as Princess Margaret’s relationship with Peter Townsend, Lord Altrincham’s public criticism on the Queen, and Prince Philip’s supposed indiscretions. You will also learn about how The Crown is one of the most expensive TV series created, and how The Crown is not immune to right royal scandals of its own.
As you discover both the real and fictions role of London in this amazing drama series, we will also reveal some of the behind the scenes secrets of the series, and what might lay ahead for this most royal of dramas in series three and beyond.
Temple (Stop N), Temple, London WC2R 2PH, UK